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The Sober World has many articles related to a person’s psychological and emotional well-being who are struggling with mental health disorders. We provide information on different co-occurring disorders, such as bi-polar disorder, depression, trauma, PTSD, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and where they can go for help. Learn about different medications, and how to communicate with someone struggling with mental health.

Addiction: It’s Not a Crime, It’s a Chronic Disease

Addiction: It’s Not a Crime, It’s a Chronic Disease

We’ve all read the headlines.   Drugs reportedly found strapped under woman’s vehicle Vehicle search uncovers pot, coke, heroin, and meth Jail inmate dies of suspected overdose Inmate dies of dehydration in holding cell while detoxing...
DISCRIMINATION-MANAGING THESE TURBULENT TIMES

DISCRIMINATION-MANAGING THESE TURBULENT TIMES

In the wake of George Floyd, I respectfully compose this article. The intent of my article is not to debate or facilitate hate or discrimination. I write this article from a...
Post-Acute Withdrawal

POST-ACUTE WITHDRAWAL AND THE FAMILY

If there’s one thing I wish I knew when I was first getting sober, and when my son was getting clean and sober, it’s the information I’m about to share with...
The Pandemics effect on the family

The Pandemic’s Effect on the Family

The Pandemics effect on the family has called upon the parents to perform many new tasks. They are no longer merely their child’s primary caregiver, but they are now serving as...
The Road to Resilience luncheon

The Road to Resilience Luncheon

The Road to Resilience luncheon held on March 12 at the Wycliffe Country Club, which I co-chaired along with Diane and Bob Herzog, was a huge success. We had over 250...
Man holding his head in elevator having panic attack

COPING WITH PANIC

Most individuals have experienced panic at some point in their lives. Experiencing a feeling of panic can be very scary, especially at times like these, with the COVID-19 pandemic on every...
OVERCOMING ADDICTION FOR THOSE ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

OVERCOMING ADDICTION FOR THOSE ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

Serving others produce a chemical reaction in your body that makes you feel a natural high and better about yourself. Recent research studies have shown that people with autism who drink or...
spiritual women with broken chain

SPIRITUAL CONFUSION: A ROADBLOCK TO RECOVERY

Spirituality is considered to be a critical component to achieving a successful recovery. In fact, it’s the cornerstone of most 12-Step programs. It’s also a concept that’s frequently misunderstood, which can...
two addicts social distancing bumping elbows

THOSE WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE NEED EXTRA SUPPORT DURING SOCIAL DISTANCING

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), within the past five years, “27 million Americans reported dependence or misuse of illicit or prescription drugs.” As the nation is called upon to...
first responder holding head

Seven Reasons Addiction and Trauma Are Related – A Strong Relationship

The field of addiction is becoming more and more aware of the connection between addiction and trauma. This relationship is a vital one. Research has proven this. Studies have shown that...

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